STATEMENT: Gillum Criticizes Janus Ruling

STATEMENT: Gillum Criticizes Janus Ruling

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum released the following statement today:

“This is a deeply disturbing ruling that continues the attacks on our brothers and sisters in organized labor. Organized labor has given us countless workplace protections, and the special interests will stop at nothing to undercut those protections and workers. As the son of a union mother, I pledge to stand with labor as our next Governor and fight this disastrous ruling.”

“At a time when wealth and income inequality in our country is worse than before the Great Depression, this ruling couldn’t have come at a worse time for nearly half of Florida families who say that can’t make ends meet at the end of each month. It’s clear that corporate special interests will clearly stop at nothing to keep their boot on the neck of the average Florida worker just trying to put food on the table for her family, and provide a better life for her children. As the son of a union mother, I pledge to stand with labor as our next Governor and fight this disastrous ruling.”

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